09:00 - 13:30
West Kowloon Cultural District
Free of Charge
YMS Site Visit - M+ Museum, West Kowloon Cultural District
To provide an opportunity for students to understand the construction practice on site.
Date: 16 Feb 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 09:00 - 13:30 (Lunch is included)
Contract Sum: HK$6,000 million
Contractor: Gammon Construction Ltd
M+ is a museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and interpreting visual art, design and architecture, moving image, and Hong Kong visual culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District, we are building one of the largest museums of modern and contemporary visual culture in the world, with a bold ambition to establish ourselves as one of the world’s leading cultural institutions. The aim is to create a new kind of museum that reflects our unique time and place, a museum that builds on Hong Kong’s historic balance of the local and international to define a distinctive and innovative voice for Asia’s twenty-first century.
About the M+ project:
Major construction works include:
• M+ Building consists of a 14-storey vertical tower over a 3-storey podium and a 2-storey basement
• Conservation and Storage Facility which consists of a 9-storey tower with supporting basement shared with the M+ Building
• 2-storey interfacing carpark
• 16-storey Retail, Dining and Entertainment Building
Only 30 vacancies will be provided.